Garlic-Parmesan Mashed Potatoes
Are you looking for a way to spice up plain, boring mashed potatoes? Add some fun to your next dinner with these delicious Garlic-Parmesan Mashed Potatoes!
1 stick butter
cream cheese (1/2 of an 8-ounce block
1/2 to 1
grated Parmesan cheese
Optional: dried parsley or chives for garnish
Wash and peel potatoes. Chop potatoes into roughly equal-sized pieces.
Place potatoes, water, and 3 Tablespoons salt in a large pot. (A pot
with a built-in strainer like this
makes draining the potatoes easy.)
Cover and heat over high heat.
Brint water to a boil, then lower temperature to maintain a simmer.
Cook potatoes until they are soft, approximately 15-20 minutes.
Drain potatoes and transfer to the bowl of an
Add butter, cream cheese, 1/2 cup milk, salt, garlic, and Parmesan cheese.
Mix, starting on low speed and gradually working up to medium speed, until potatoes reach the desired consistency.
If you like mashed potatoes to be a little "thinner," add more milk.
If you like mashed potatoes to be a little "thicker," do not add any extra milk, and mix for less time.
Serve immediately, or transfer mashed potatoes to a
6-quart slow cooker
Cover the slow cooker and turn to the warm or low setting to keep warm.
Top servings with dried parsley or chives if desired.
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